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Epics and Accidents / Re: Cell phone kills woman
« Last post by NEAlpineStart on Today at 05:23:08 PM »
Very sad. Her location was less than 1 mile down hill to the most popular trail in the East (and 10 minutes from a dirt trail that turned into a road). She survived for 26 days here! It is very tragic she lost her life over such a blunder. It's baffling to me.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/05/25/hiker-who-died-after-disappearing-from-appalachian-trail-survived-for-weeks/KAcHuKSdYVHNTNu0qQobvK/story.html

Reality is the VAST majority of hikers have zero navigation skills and rely solely on "following the trail". This mindset will forever produce rare tragedies like this.
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Epics and Accidents / Cell phone kills woman
« Last post by tradmanclimbz on Today at 05:09:45 PM »
Just read about Geraldine Largay. So sad. She had a trail map and compass but instead haveing the dead reconing skills to know which side of the trail she had left and useing the compas to find the trail or simply picking a direction that would intersect the nearest road she used all her energy bushwacking twords higher ground trying to get a cell signal......
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Climbing NOT (Bitch & moan) / Re: The Beer Thread
« Last post by z.st.jules on Today at 02:13:03 PM »
Mark got me some of the Rockingham Barrel Aged Maple Glazed Bacon Imperial Stout. I was gonna wait to drink it but couldn't wait. Shared it with my wife last night. It was incredible. 5 stars.
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Trip Reports / Re: The Green Mile, Middle Sugarloaf 5.7 300ft classic
« Last post by slink on Today at 05:41:39 AM »
Not in the guidebook. I think mid 90s. I could be wrong on all of this but my source was pretty reliable guy. DGoguen wasn't the route Cro magnom named because SA saw you wandering through the woods and you were too short to be Bigfoot? Call me old you old fart.  Let's climb sometime
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Gear Exchange / Re: North Face Mountain 24 2 Person Expedition Tent
« Last post by pahenry on Yesterday at 10:36:51 PM »
how old is the tent?
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Trip Reports / Re: The Green Mile, Middle Sugarloaf 5.7 300ft classic
« Last post by NEAlpineStart on Yesterday at 10:00:13 PM »
My 2nd Ed is at the office right now... I'll have to check it later. What year was Sea of Green put up? I'll ask Paul myself. Makes sense that was discovered when Ed was really active round' here'. I'll just guess it was early 80's?
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Trip Reports / The Green Mile, Middle Sugarloaf 5.7 300ft classic
« Last post by DGoguen on Yesterday at 09:26:13 PM »
Hey NEAlpineStart
Pretty sure I'm the reason you messed up the route name. Slink turned me on to the route years ago. I took a common friend to both  you and I and botched the name which he passed on to you. I also showed the route to the MP poster and he conveyed the wrong name. Quite obviously I can't be trusted.
Sea of green, green mile, green bud, whatever. Ha ha
Interestingly, I think Slink was actually there 100 million years ago when Sugarloaf itself was put up. :)
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Trip Reports / Re: The Green Mile, Middle Sugarloaf 5.7 300ft classic
« Last post by markvnh on Yesterday at 09:07:56 PM »
Slink, Dave - my bad. It got added to mountain project last year. I took that as being new (didn't pay attention to "first ascent" which is listed unknown).

If it's an EW and PC route it's been around awhile.

I'm pretty sure Sugarloaf was in an early Webster guide but I couldn't find my old copy when I started going back to Sugarloaf a few years ago. My only route info was gleaned from the archives of this forum.

Tom...cell phone! If it hasn't happened by now it will take an intervention. Trying to figure out in my mind if I'm envious he doesn't own one or more likely how the hell does he go thru life without!
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Trip Reports / Re: The Green Mile, Middle Sugarloaf 5.7 300ft classic
« Last post by slink on Yesterday at 08:50:52 PM »
Actually I think it's called sea of green.  Ed Webster and Paul Cormier.
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Trip Reports / Re: The Green Mile, Middle Sugarloaf 5.7 300ft classic
« Last post by NEAlpineStart on Yesterday at 08:32:24 PM »
Wow, who put TGM up? What a gem to find.

Hope Tom can handle the paparazzi. Now can we all hold an intervention and get that guy a cell phone???
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